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Education, Health, and Human Performance

College’s Early Childhood Development Center Celebrates 40th Year

College’s Early Childhood Development Center Celebrates 40th Year

For 40 years, scores of preschoolers have come to the College looking for the same thing as their older campus peers: a place to be intellectually stimulated while enjoying the company of curious classmates.

17 September 2014 | 9:45 am Read More →
College of Charleston Serves up Success With Urban Squash Program

College of Charleston Serves up Success With Urban Squash Program

Since 2011, the College of Charleston has partnered with Chucktown Squash to provide underprivileged children with academic guidance, athletic training and community service opportunities.

4 September 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
A Different Kind of Apple on Future Teachers’ Desks

A Different Kind of Apple on Future Teachers’ Desks

Education professor Margaret Hagood says future teachers in her classes have to know how to move seamlessly between print and digital texts. Sets of class iPads are helping students to learn.

4 September 2014 | 9:45 am Read More →
Why Your Grandparents Love the College of Charleston Too

Why Your Grandparents Love the College of Charleston Too

Like many senior citizens, Lawrence and Judith McMahon are still passionate about learning. And thanks to a state program that waives tuition for residents 60 and older, the McMahons are reliving their college days.

28 August 2014 | 5:23 pm Read More →
See What is New at the College for 2014-15

See What is New at the College for 2014-15

In fall 2014, you’ll find new academic majors and minors, like urban studies and entrepreneurship, as well as two brand-new, high-tech facilities.

19 August 2014 | 9:22 am Read More →
Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

13 August 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
Public Health Professor’s Research Cited in Cosmopolitan Magazine

Public Health Professor’s Research Cited in Cosmopolitan Magazine

“My research has the ability to impact women’s behaviors, health, and lives. But, it cannot do that if it only sits in the pages of an academic journal.”

12 August 2014 | 4:07 pm Read More →
10 Summer Internships You Wish You Had

10 Summer Internships You Wish You Had

This summer College of Charleston students are touring solar power plants, teaching literacy in Mumbai and impacting public health.

6 August 2014 | 2:57 pm Read More →
#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

Social media isn’t just social anymore. Professors are requiring it in class assignments and they’ve found it is a great outlet for introverted students, a better way to communicate and more.

25 July 2014 | 10:59 am Read More →
Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

In his new book, Quinn Burke, assistant professor of education technology, says computer programming is a foundational skill that should be taught alongside English, history and math.

15 July 2014 | 2:08 pm Read More →